From the KMTS News Room:

    • Colorado Mountain College moves toward carbon neutrality Electric vehicle charging stations installed at six locations What’s the quickest route to a carbon-neutral future? That’s the question driving Colorado Mountain College’s employees and sustainability students, who are seeking ways to reduce the college’s energy footprint now and into the years to come. One answer: by way of the electric vehicle charging stations installed recently at five of the college’s campuses and its ...
    • EV Rally of the Rockies Shows off Electric Car Muscle Eight electric vehicles will take a fall colors road rally on Friday, Oct. 3, leaving from Aspen, Vail, Grand Junction and Snowmass Village, traveling through communities equipped with vehicle charging stations, and ending with a party in Carbondale. “The EV Rally of the Rockies will show that electric car travel and tourism is now possible in ...
    • News, September 23rd GRAND JUNCTION(AP) – Mesa County authorities say a foster mother told them she lost control when she shook a baby to death because the child would not stop crying. Court documents say 20-year-old Sydney Danielle White told police she did not know how long shook the 11-month-old girl. A judge held White in jail ...
    • Mount Evans Highway Closing for Season Next Week Road Closed Earlier than Normal for Construction CLEAR CREEK COUNTY – The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is closing the remaining 10 mile segment of the Mount Evans Highway – State Highway 5 – for the season to most vehicular traffic on Monday, September 22 for construction. CDOT needs to build a retaining wall along the edge of the highway to improve its ...
    • Todo Mundo Returns To Rifle to Play Historic Ute Theater Todo Mundo, the band that mad a big impression at this year’s Carbondale Mountain Fair, and Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series, returns to Colorado this Friday night at The Ute Theater in Rifle at 7:30pm.  Doors open at 7:00pm.  It is an all ages show, but beer and wine will be available for purchase. Todo Mundo ...
    • AIR SERVICE STUDY COMMUNITY OUTREACH RAMPS UP Phase III to focus on project schedule, future aircraft performance, and community outreach (Aspen, CO) Meeting with and hearing from the community about the future of the airport is a key component of Phase III of the Air Service Study now underway. Public outreach kicks off on Monday, September 22nd when Pitkin County Manager, Jon Peacock ...
    • Let Them Roar Performs at Music on the Mountain at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Sept. 8, 2014) — This week’s Music on the Mountain concert at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park features Carbondale-based Let Them Roar. Guests can ride the tram or bus free on Sat., Sept. 13, from the floor of the Roaring Fork Valley to the top of Iron Mountain with the donation of a ...
    • CMC follows nursing education trend by offering bachelor's degrees CMC follows nursing education trend by offering bachelor’s degrees First two-year college in Colorado to offer BSN degree By Carrie Click This summer, when Colorado Mountain College made public that its accrediting body had approved a Bachelor of Science in nursing, a number of Colorado nurses’ lives changed. Instead of wondering when and how they’d ever be able ...
    • Firefighters planning prescribed burns in Eagle, Garfield counties SILT, Colo. – Beginning as early as this week, firefighters from the Upper Colorado River Interagency Fire Unit could ignite two prescribed fires planned for this fall if conditions warrant. The 180-acre Sheep Gulch Prescribed Fire is planned four miles northwest of Gypsum in Eagle County to reduce hazardous fuels and to reduce pinon-juniper expansion to ...
    • Major Highway Impact for Today’s Pro Challenge Monarch Pass Closed for Several Hours GUNNISON — Stage Three of the USA Pro Challenge is taking the riders 96 miles from Gunnison over 11,312 foot Monarch Pass to Salida, and then back to Monarch Pass, with a finish atop Monarch Mountain. Today’s route will impact the following state highways and county roads between 10:55 a.m. and 6 p.m.: STATE: U.S. 50 from ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 23RD CLEVELAND (AP) – Josh Tomlin came through with another quality outing and designated hitter Travis Hafner hit a two-run homer in his last start for a while, leading Cleveland to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night before the Indians leave for three NL cities. Tomlin (9-4) allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1-3 innings. He ...
    • WEDNESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 22ND Cleveland, OH–The Rockies beat the Indians 4 to 3 last night in Cleveland to climb a game above .500 for the first time since May 24th. Seth Smith hit two home runs to lead the offensive attack. The Rockies will go for the three game sweep tonight before heading ...
    • TUESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 21ST Washington, D.C.–The Major League Soccer Champion Colorado Rapids were honored by President Obama today at the White House. The Rapids held a soccer clinic for the children of military families on the south lawn. Cleveland, OH–Cleveland rocks for the Colorado Rockies and 40 year old slugger Jason Giambi. The Rockies' ...
    • MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 20TH Denver–The Colorado Rockies lost to the Detroit Tigers Sunday at Coors Field 9 to 1. The Rockies won the series and are in the thick of the National League West race. Interleague play continues tonight as the Rockies head to Cleveland to take on the Indians. Elsewhere in sports… WIMBLEDON, England (AP) – ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 17TH Carbondale–Some 300 cyclists are expected to descend upon the Roaring Fork Valley tomorrow for the 4th annual Rocky Mountain Omnium. The first stage of the race will be through the streets of downtown Carbondale Saturday and will wrap up with a road race along the Colorado River on Sunday beginning at Dotsero. Denver–The Rockies ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 16TH Denver–The Rockies took out of three from the San Diego Padres with yesterday's 6 to 2 series finale win at Coors Field. Jhoulys Chacin improved to 8 and 4 on the year with a solid, six inning, seven strikeout performance. The Rockies are off today and will host the Detroit Tigers ...
    • WEDNESDAY SPORTS, JUNE 15TH Aspen–The FBI has contacted Cache Cache restaurant in Aspen to review surveillance tapes of a conversation between former cycling teammates Lance Armstrong and Tyler Hamilton. The two reportedly had a heated discussion over Hamilton accusing the 7-time Tour de France winner of using steroids. Denver–The Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak with last night's ...
    • MONDAY SPORTS, JUNE 13TH Denver–Randy Gradishar and Floyd Little are being sued along with seven other former Broncos players by an insurance company. St. Paul Fire and Marine says the Broncos organization is trying to get the company to pay worker's compensation for injuries that were suffered during their playing days. Denver–The Rockies split the four game home ...
    • FRIDAY SPORTS, JUNE 10TH Glenwood Springs–Surfing in the Rocky Mountains? Why not. The enormously popular Glenwood Springs Whitewater park will host the 2011 Whitewater Stand Up Paddling Championships tomorrow and Sunday. Glenwood Springs–The annual Hoop D'Ville 4 on 4 basketball tournament will be played tomorrow at Sayre Park in Glenwood Springs. The first games ...
    • THURSDAY SPORTS, JUNE 9TH Aspen–Ski season is officially over in Aspen. Officials with Skico hoped to stay open 'till July 4th but the snow is melting too fast. Ajax Mountain was able to open for Memorial Day weekend and last weekend with decent snow conditions. Aspen–Aspen will host a World Cup skiing event next season along ...